Rosatom offering water treatment solutions for South Africa

Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation Rosatom participated in “Power Engineering: Strengthening South African Power Pool and Developing Water Security in South Africa” technical talk organized by South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) on July 23, 2020. The tech talks were part of the Nuclear Section framework recently launched by SAIEE in partnership with Rosatom. … More Rosatom offering water treatment solutions for South Africa

Rosatom: Fuel loading starts at Power unit 2 of Leningrad NPP-2

The first of 163 nuclear fuel assemblies has been loaded into the VVER-1200 reactor of power unit 2 of Leningrad NPP-2. Fuel loading marks the beginning of the physical start-up of an NPP. The plant is operated by Rosatom’s Electric Power Division Rosenergoatom. Rosenergoatom‘s Director General Andrei Petrov said: “Beginning physical start-up procedures means that … More Rosatom: Fuel loading starts at Power unit 2 of Leningrad NPP-2

Rosatom Contributes to Sustainable Feeding Programme

Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom pays a great of attention to sustainable social projects across the globe. This year Rosatom is supporting the Bokgoni Technical Secondary School to protect its learners against Covid-19 as well as keep them well nourished. The school’s mission is  to develop the intellectual, physical, social and leadership abilities of … More Rosatom Contributes to Sustainable Feeding Programme

Rosatom introduces water treatment solutions in South Africa

Russian energy giant Rosatom has introduced its mobile water treatment and desalination units to the South African market. South Africa is considered to be a Water Scarce Country with an average rainfall of 450mm per year, which is almost half the global average of 870mm per year, making South Africa the world’s 30th driest country. … More Rosatom introduces water treatment solutions in South Africa

Four new NPP units to be built in Russia

Preparations are now underway in Russia to build new power units in the Leningrad and Smolensk Regions. The corresponding decision was signed by Alexey Likhachev, Rosatom State Atomic Corporation Director General. Сommenting on this decision, Likhachev said: “The Russian nuclear power industry has approached this stage with newly developed types of NPPs – the VVER-1200 … More Four new NPP units to be built in Russia

Rosatom signs Memoranda of Understanding with Framatome SAS and GE Steam Power on the Belene NPP

Rosatom State Corporation signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with Framatome SAS (France) and GE Steam Power in the framework of the strategic investor selection procedure for the Belene Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria. Kirill Komarov, First Deputy Director General of Corporate Development and International Business of Rosatom, Frédéric Lelièvre, Senior Executive Vice President in … More Rosatom signs Memoranda of Understanding with Framatome SAS and GE Steam Power on the Belene NPP

HEAT FROM A FLOATING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT WAS FIRST DELIVERED TO THE CITY HEATING NETWORK IN PEVEK

Today the first heat from the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP, the plant of JSC “Concern Rosenergoatom”, Rosatom state atomic energy corporation’s division) was supplied to the 5th microdistrict of Pevek (Chukotka). “So far, the floating nuclear power plant has only produced electricity. From now on, it produces two products: in addition to electricity, it … More HEAT FROM A FLOATING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT WAS FIRST DELIVERED TO THE CITY HEATING NETWORK IN PEVEK

Rosatom SMR solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa: floating nuclear power plants and beyond

There has been widespread interest in the development of civil nuclear programs in Africa. Nuclear power plants are cheaper to run than their coal or gas rivals even if we factor in spent nuclear fuel management and disposal. Other important advantage is a regularity of nuclear power supply: contrary to renewable source of energy which … More Rosatom SMR solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa: floating nuclear power plants and beyond

Tullow Kenya complete Early Oil Pilot Scheme contract

Tullow Kenya, together with its Joint Venture Partners, Total and Africa Oil, confirms that the Early Oil Pilot Scheme (EOPS) contract expires on 2 June 2020, after running for a two-year period. EOPS has served its purpose as a pilot project by providing critical technical data, logistical and operational experience and training that will materially … More Tullow Kenya complete Early Oil Pilot Scheme contract

How Nuclear Technology to help combat COVID-19

The novel coronavirus crisis has led to a slowdown in economic growth of various nations across the world. According to the World Bank’s April 2020 Pulse report, economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is set to decline from 2.4 percent in 2019 to between – 2.1 percent and – 5.1 percent in 2020. The report further … More How Nuclear Technology to help combat COVID-19